Savor the peppery flavor of this highly aromatic herb. Fresh leaves add an exciting twist to salads. Terrific in herb rubs for grilling and a fragrant bouquet filler.
Savory is primarily a culinary herb used in many dishes, including lentils, beans, chicken and beef soups, eggplant, stuffings, sausage, sauerkraut, liver, and fish. Fresh savory also adds a delightful flavor to salads, is an important component of Herbes de Provence, and is used in tea for mild sore throats and stomach upsets. Attractive, 18" tall, fast-maturing plant has flowers ranging in color from white to lavender, that attracts bees.
Variety InfoHighly aromatic 1" long, slender leaves on fine, hairy stems. White to lavender flowers appear from midsummer to fall. Leaves turn purplish in late summer.
RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature is 75°–85°F.
1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 60°F.